About six months ago, I came across this recipe.
I knew semolina was a wheat flour used to make pasta, but beyond that, I knew nothing else about it. So I decided that if I were ever to encounter semolina in a grocery store, I would give it a try.
Well! At Carrefour today, I finally came across a bag of this mystical creamy treat. How thrilling. I decided I couldn’t wait on mushrooms and chicken to make the rest of Food & Wine’s dish, so I scaled the cooking instructions down to a single serving just so that I could try it.
I threw in some cheese, and served it with some sliced avocado and cherry tomatoes on the side. (No picture of that.)
The dish tasted oddly…familiar. The texture and color were really familiar too. It almost reminded me of something I used to eat as a kid.
Could this be…
I must learn the truth. Wikipedia? Please tell me what’s in “farina?“
Well. That settles it. I made farina.
Whoops. At least I now have something
new to eat for breakfast.